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African-American 484th AAA AW Battalion, Lashio Airstrip, Burma, May 8, 1945


Published May 8, 1945


Silent footage of the 484th Antiaircraft Artillery and Aircraft Warning Battalion in the CBI.
African-American troops near the flight line at Lashio Airstrip. Clapperboard says "8 May, Negro Troops, 484th AAA AW Battalion, 'D' Battery, Lashio Airstrip, Burma." Activities include AA observation, operating antiaircraft artillery, with close-ups of artillery piece, and soldiers playing horseshoes. Aircraft taking off, in bg. Scenes of truck approaching C-47 then happy soldiers going aboard. C-47 takes off
National Archives description: None
National Archives Identifier: 18237 listed as "Negro Troops Along The Ledo Road Lashio Airstrip Burma, 05/08/1945"
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Run time 9 minutes 13 seconds
Producer United States. Army
Audio/Visual silent, black & white
Language English


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